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By Morrison Phelps

BLUEBIRD track is a narrative for adults who care approximately formative years concerns, and feature the braveness to examine kids in lockup.

Based on a long time of educating incarcerated childrens, writer Morrison Phelps provides an extraordinary glimpse into the lives of younger felons and the adults who supervise them. informed from “inside the fence,” Bluebird track facilities on 5 unforgettable characters whose interplay is marked by means of darkish drama, secret, mounting pressure and humor that levels from sophisticated to ribald. those tale components culminate in a fateful coup de grâce that might go away a few readers with a feeling of unhappiness and resignation, whereas others will locate wish and thought.

The surroundings is the Pacific Northwest the place Cedar Grove Correctional Facility for Boys (not a precise position) operates a college for the inmates. one of the college there’s a veteran instructor who some time past used to be a tender idealist. yet now burned-out and disaffected he’s given up on “these dead-end kids.” strangely, he reports a metamorphosis of perspective with the coming of a brand new boy who turns out to have a mysterious function for being one of the others.

Artfully crafted, Bluebird music is either heartwarming and tragic because it captures the strength, humor, recommendations, edgy habit and expressions of incarcerated youth.

Themes contain: coming of age, betrayal, hindrance of religion and a viewpoint on near-death reports that provides a distinction to present popular culture books in regards to the hereafter.


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